Show Summary Details
Card & James' Business Law

Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

Lee Roach
Page of

Printed from Oxford Law Trove. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 March 2023

p. 74528. The termination of employmentlocked

p. 74528. The termination of employmentlocked

  • Lee RoachLee RoachSenior Lecturer in Law, University of Portsmouth


This chapter examines the procedures and the obligations of employers in relation to the termination of employment. It discusses the concept of dismissal and the different types of dismissal. These include termination upon notice, termination upon expiry of a limited-term contract, summary dismissal, constructive dismissal, wrongful dismissal, and unfair dismissal. Each of these forms of dismissal is discussed in detail, including an examination of the requirements for establishing dismissal and the damages that can be awarded for dismissal in breach of the law. Finally, the chapter discusses when a worker is entitled to receive redundancy pay and how such pay is assessed.

You do not currently have access to this chapter

Sign in

Please sign in to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription